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Klarinet Archive - Posting 001257.txt from 1999/01

From: Bill Hausmann <bhausman@-----.com>
Subj: Re: [kl] HELP!
Date: Mon, 25 Jan 1999 07:41:52 -0500

At 02:34 AM 1/25/99 EST, DHmorgan wrote:
>An heard an inspiring story for Sara that might help, if others on the list
>can help me fill in the blanks--
>
>I heard it on NPR--they were talking about a famous trumpet player in New
>Orleans--early in his career he was so bad everywhere he played everyone told
>him to give it up--he was loud, he was off key, he stank. But he loved
>playing and he kept it up--years later he became the best player in the
>country and inspired the young Louis Armstrong in his playing.
>
>Hopefully someone will be able to supply the name of the trumpet player!
>
Bunk Johnson? Buddy Bolden? Joe "King" Oliver?

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